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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
For the past 50 years, the main goal of agriculture has been to increase production at any price, using high amounts of fertilizers and pesticides and intensive industrial methods. This has caused damage to the environment and widespread rural depopulation. This study shows that there is a viable alternative - a form of agriculture which conserves... more...
- Profile Books 2015; US$ 10.65
From the peat bogs and woodlands that help to secure our water supply, to the bees and soils that produce most of the food we eat, Britain is rich in 'natural capital'. Yet we take supplies of clean water and secure food for granted, rarely considering the free work nature does for Britain. In fact for years we have damaged the systems that sustain... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2013; US$ 14.95
Writer and beekeeper Jack Mingo, who set up his first backyard hive in 2004, offers his humorous and unique observations of the world of the mystical, matriarchal, gentle, sweet bee in Bees Make the Best Pets . Full of fun facts, Mingo shares a potpourri of bee and bee-keeping trivia; practical tips and legend and lore. And here are just some of... more...
- Bitingduck Press 2000; US$ 7.50
A review from the PENN STATER , Sept./Oct. 1997: ?. . .Braund's descriptions of his agricultural mission will interest some readers, but many will be more taken with the depictions of an American tackling life in post-Soviet Poland. The conditions may be spartan, but the hospitality of his newfound Polish friends brings a warm glow to the recollections.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 16.00
This brochure is published within the framework of the activities of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It comprises comments and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force and is therefore a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 104.95
Learn how oxidative stress affects fresh fruits and vegetables--and how to inhibit this process! This vital book brings together internationally respected authorities who share their experiences, insights, and approaches to postharvest oxidative stress. It examines the factors that induce oxidative stress and the processes by which oxidative stress... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 439.00
The sterile insect technique (SIT) is an environment-friendly method of pest control that integrates well into area-wide integrated pest management (AW-IPM) programmes. This book takes a generic, comprehensive, and global approach in describing the principles and practice of the SIT. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 199.95
Written by experts from across the globe, Herbicide Resistance and World Grains evaluates the weed and herbicide management systems in major world grain crops such as soybean, maize, rice, and canola. The book examines the impact of transgenic crops and new technology on resistance management. It provides background information and offers practical... more...